Reviews

Umi Girls Sandals for Spring and Summer

Umi Girls Sandals for Spring and Summer

| March 27, 2015 | Reply

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Warmer weather is among us!  Sandals are the perfect footwear for the warm Spring and Summer days ahead.  Umi Shoes has a gorgeous collection of footwear, including a nice selection of sandals to wear wherever the day leads you. Umi […]

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Trending Now!  Stylish Jumpers for Girls

Trending Now! Stylish Jumpers for Girls

| March 26, 2015 | Reply

Disclosure: I received these items for a feature in this post.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Jumpers are quite the rage these days.  My girls love them, and have collected a few within the past few months.  I have a feeling the trend will stick around throughout the Spring and Summer and […]

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Stop Overcharging your Smartphone and Tablet with the Velvetwire Powerslayer Kit

Stop Overcharging your Smartphone and Tablet with the Velvetwire Powerslayer Kit

| March 26, 2015 | Reply

Disclosure:  I received this item for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Did you know you can “overcharge” your rechargeable electronic devices.  Over time, overcharging such devices could lead to a shorter battery life, and you definitely don’t want that!  The Powerslayer USB Charger is a software driven smart charger.  It features […]

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Food

Christmas Cookie Creations with Walkers Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Cookie Creations with Walkers Shortbread Cookies

| December 4, 2014 | Reply

I received product to facilitate this post.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.     If you’re anything like me, your home can be a little hectic during the holidays.  I love doing festive activities with the kids, but I rarely seem to have enough time.  It’s always nice to have simple, easy options […]

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Honey Mango Chicken

Honey Mango Chicken

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Reply

  I love coming up with simple new dishes for my family.  Sometimes it’s a hit, and others, not so much.  I like to think most of the time my creations turn out absolutely delicious!  A couple nights ago, I decided to come up with a new chicken recipe.  I was in the mood for […]

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

| October 3, 2014 | 4 Replies

Disclosure:  I am sharing this tasty recipe courtesy of COOKINA Fall is here!  When I think of Fall, I think Pumpkins!  Last year, I came up with a recipe for Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.  They are delicious.  COOKINA recently provided me with their Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe to share, and since I love pumpkin desserts, I knew […]

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Family Life, Travel & Parties

Ice Cream Themed Birthday Party

Ice Cream Themed Birthday Party

| March 21, 2015 | Reply

An Ice Cream Birthday Party sounds awesome right?  What’s a birthday without ice cream?  My sister threw an Ice Cream Themed Birthday Party for my nieces first birthday.  Everything looked great, and although time consuming, it was such fun to put it all together.  It all turned out absolutely amazing.     What’s a Party without […]

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Halloween Time at Disneyland

Halloween Time at Disneyland

| October 25, 2014 | 4 Replies

  In early September Disneyland was transformed to celebrate Halloween Time.  We arrived just in time to join in on the Halloween festivities and enjoy all the fun decorations.  Our first day at Disneyland was on Monday, September 29th.  It’s been years since I last visited Disneyland, and it was the first trip for both […]

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Makeover’s at Anna & Elsa’s Boutique

Makeover’s at Anna & Elsa’s Boutique

| October 16, 2014 | 4 Replies

  Anna & Elsa’s Boutique opened on October 6th, 2014 in Anaheim’s Downtown Disney.  I had previously booked reservations for Studio Disney 365.  After I booked, the shop went through a transformation and reopened as Anna & Elsa’s Boutique.  Little did I know, the opening date would be the date I had previously reserved!  I […]

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DIY & Cool Crafts

DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Necklace

DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Necklace

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Reply

  Here’s a fun and easy Valentine’s Day Craft idea for kids.  You can do this with preschoolers and older children as well.  If doing this activity with preschoolers, you’ll have to prep everything beforehand.  If doing with older kids, they can prep everything themselves.  You’ll need 4-6 straws, red construction paper, and string or […]

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Create & Print Holiday Cards at Home with the FREE HP Photo Creations Software

Create & Print Holiday Cards at Home with the FREE HP Photo Creations Software

| November 21, 2014 | Reply

 Disclosure: As part of being an HP Smart Mom I received paper & ink to create a project using the HP Photo Creations Software.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   As part of being a HP Smart Mom, I recently got the opportunity to create some Holiday Cards using the free HP Photo […]

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DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

| September 4, 2014 | 3 Replies

    I’m always looking for ways to keep my 3 year old busy and entertained.  She really enjoys doing different projects, and I like coming up with things that are sure to keep her busy for a good amount of time.  I had some beads in various sizes as well as a few buttons. […]

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Giveaways

SpongeBob-branded Pirate’s Booty Rice & Corn Puffs Review + Giveaway

SpongeBob-branded Pirate’s Booty Rice & Corn Puffs Review + Giveaway

| February 13, 2015 | 28 Replies

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes as well as to facilitate the giveaway.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Have you seen the new Sponge Bob movie?  Ever since seeing the previews, my girls have been asking to go see it.  Looks like a fun movie, so I plan on taking them […]

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Encourage Good Behavior this Holiday Season with the Roaming Reindeer #RoamingReindeerBlogTour + GIVEAWAY

Encourage Good Behavior this Holiday Season with the Roaming Reindeer #RoamingReindeerBlogTour + GIVEAWAY

| November 18, 2014 | 10 Replies

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   The Roaming Reindeer is a wonderful keepsake making its debut this Holiday Season.  It’s a touching story celebrating teamwork, good manners and the christmas season.  The boxed set includes the book as well as two adorable plush reindeer. Roaming Reindeer™ is […]

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Holiday Savings & Coupons Giveaway – Amazon Gift Cards + The Pocket Sous Chef e-gift

Holiday Savings & Coupons Giveaway – Amazon Gift Cards + The Pocket Sous Chef e-gift

| November 18, 2014 | Reply

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time where we can all go shopping without guilt in the name of “holiday spirit” lol.  The number one thing about the holidays in most people’s mind is their family EVEN those family members that drive you crazy you enjoy them that much more . If your […]

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Deals, Steals, Tips & More

Kids Bowl Free All Summer Long!

Kids Bowl Free All Summer Long!

| March 19, 2015 | Reply

  My Family Is Registered For Kids Bowl Free…Why Don’t You Join Us? Kids Bowl Free allows your family to bowl 2 Games FREE everyday all summer. Plus, there is a family pass option where parents, grandparents, older children that don’t qualify for the Kids Bowl Free passes and babysitters can join in the fun […]

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Domino’s Blogger Day #DPZBloggerDay14

Domino’s Blogger Day #DPZBloggerDay14

| November 24, 2014 | Reply

Disclosure:  I attended Domino’s Blogger Day.  Travel expenses were paid for by Domino’s.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Back in October I was lucky enough to be a part of Domino’s Blogger Day held at the Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor Michigan.  I was very excited for the opportunity as I love pizza and Domino’s! […]

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15 FREE Kindle Books from Amazon!

15 FREE Kindle Books from Amazon!

| November 10, 2014 | Reply

  Amazon has some great Kindle Edition books available, and they are absolutely FREE!!  You can’t pass up on this awesome deal.  Take a look and see if anything interests you.  If you don’t see anything here, check out Amazon, There’s a great selection of FREE Kindle Edition Books there.    

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Recent Posts

Choco Treasure – Premium Milk Chocolate Eggs with a Fun Toy Surprise Inside

Choco Treasure – Premium Milk Chocolate Eggs with a Fun Toy Surprise Inside

| March 26, 2015 | Reply

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   There are two things nearly every kid loves – Chocolate & Toys!  Choco Treasure combines both of these in an awesome product kids everywhere are sure to enjoy. Choco Treasures are made with premium Swiss chocolate.  They come in 4 different […]

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Losing the Post-Pregancy Baby Weight with #PostNatalFatBurner + #GIVEAWAY

Losing the Post-Pregancy Baby Weight with #PostNatalFatBurner + #GIVEAWAY

| March 12, 2015 | Reply

I have been struggling to lose the extra weight I’ve put on after having my second child.  The struggle is REAL!  Rather than losing weight, it seems I keep gaining.  I didn’t have this problem after my first pregnancy.  Now, it’s a problem that just won’t quit. I had my first daughter at the age of […]

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Personalized Kids Book – “The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name”

Personalized Kids Book – “The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name”

| March 12, 2015 | 1 Reply

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   My girls enjoy reading and being read to.  I love finding books that they love.  You know you’ve got a keeper when it’s requested to be read over and over again, or when you see them pick it up […]

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